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Russia records 20,498 new coronavirus infections and 286 deaths

MOSCOW, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Russia reported 20,498 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, slightly below a record high it recorded on Friday, and 286 coronavirus-related deaths.

This brings the national tally to 1,774,334 cases of infection and takes the official death toll to 30,537. (Reporting by Anton Zverev and Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Polina Ivanova Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)